Asigra enhances Cloud Backup with Deep MFA: offers ransomware protection for Microsoft Office 365

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2020 10:25

Asigra Inc. has announced the integration of its ‘Cloud Backup with Deep MFA’ solution with Microsoft Office 365, empowering solution providers to significantly lower cyber security threats targeting backup repositories with MS Office 365 data.

Asigra Cloud Backup with Deep MFA allows users to schedule the creation of point-in-time backup copies of mailboxes and corporate data residing in Microsoft Office 365 Exchange Online, Office 365 Groups, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business — with no limitations on data volumes or number of mailboxes. Other capabilities include the assignment of backup frequency, retention duration, and restoration granularity.

Asigra Cloud Backup with Deep MFA provides the right blend of enterprise data protection and cyber security to ensure business continuity in the event that primary data is maliciously encrypted or deleted. With Asigra, all files are scanned in real-time with signature-less malware detection engines, isolating malicious code, alerting administrators of infection, and preventing threats from penetrating backup and replication streams.

Asigra Cloud Backup with Deep MFA also protects MS Office 365 against immutability subversion attacks using step-up or Deep Multi-Factor Authentication as users access sensitive application controls. Deep MFA protects critical functions within the software that could compromise a recovery through corruption of policy settings or the backup data directly.